Join popular countryman Jack Hargreaves, as he embarks on a series of delightful expeditions through the English countryside. Enjoy his unrivalled knowledge of the simple life - from angling to horsing and nature to gardening - and reminisce about how things used to be when the countryside was still the sole preserve of country folk.
13. Bee-Skips / Pheasant Shooting In the old days poorer countrymen used to make most things for themselves -including beehives made from straw and blackberry brambles. In October the well-to-do gather for pheasant shooting. 14. Tidal Mill / Ice Fishing Before the days of steam, all the power available to British industry came from water mills. An old tidal mill from the Viking days has been restored. 15. Fly Casting / The Log Splitter An artificial trout fly weighs no more than a postage stamp, yet the angler is able to throw it accurately for 30 yards. Experts demonstrate how this can be done.